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Keep to oneself   /kip tu wˌənsˈɛlf/   Listen
Keep to oneself

verb
1.
Shun the company of others.
2.
Withhold information.






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"Keep to oneself" Quotes from Famous Books



... put it. Of course there was, in the first place, the immense expectation of fortune which you gave me, and which I'm afraid I've more than lived up to. And then, of course, others shared my expectations. It wasn't a thing one could very well keep to oneself. My mother and my sister—especially my sister—they were wonderfully excited about it. You are quite the hero in their eyes. And then—you remember that talk we had, in which you said I could help you—socially, you know. I did it ...
— The Market-Place • Harold Frederic



Words linked to "Keep to oneself" :   keep back, withhold



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